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Paredes homers twice, Rodriguez leaves early, Rays win 6-1

May. 18, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes homered twice against his former teammates to double his career big league total, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Wednesday on an afternon Eduardo Rodriguez did not make it out of the first inning. Rodriguez (1-3)...

Castro homers in 9th, Tigers top Rays 3-2 for 4th straight

May. 16, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Castro hit his first home run of the year with two outs in the ninth inning, a tiebreaking shot that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night for their season-best fourth straight victory. “I know I’m not a home run...

Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers top Orioles

May. 15, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs...

Polanco drives in 4, Twins beat Rays 9-3 for ninth win in 10

May. 01, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jorge Polanco drove in four runs with a pair of doubles, Carlos Correa had his fourth straight multi-hit game and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-3 on Sunday. The Twins broke out quickly for five runs in the first inning off Rays starter...

Lowe, Zunino homer, Rays beat Twins to end 7-game win streak

Apr. 29, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Josh Lowe and Mike Zunino homered for the first time this season, Corey Kluber gave up one hit in six innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota 6-1 on Friday night, halting the Twins' seven-game win streak. It was the first career homer for Lowe,...

Báez single, game-ending review lifts Tigers over White Sox

Apr. 08, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Javier Báez provided a quick return on Detroit's big investment. Báez wound up with a winning RBI single on a game-ending replay reversal in his Motor City debut, and the Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday. With two out after newly...

Newly acquired Meadows expected to be set for Tigers' opener

Apr. 05, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Newly acquired Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows is expected to be ready for opening day Friday against the Chicago White Sox after recently being slowed by an oblique injury. Meadows was set to play in a simulated game Wednesday. The...

Tigers acquire OF Austin Meadows in trade with Rays

Apr. 04, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers acquired outfielder Austin Meadows in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Detroit sent infielder Isaac Paredes and a competitive balance round B pick in the 2022 amateur draft to Tampa Bay for Meadows, who hit .234 with 27...

American League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ TAMPA BAY RAYS 2021: 100-62, first place, lost to Red Sox in Division Series. Manager: Kevin Cash (eighth season). Opening Day: April 8 vs....

Confident Rays aiming to finally clear World Series hurdle

Mar. 30, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The young, hungry Tampa Bay Rays have done quite a job building expectations. Back-to-back division titles, an American League pennant two years ago, and the AL’s best record over the past three seasons. And while they’re proud of an...